A Qualitative Study of Two- to Four-Year Transfer Practices in California Community Colleges: An Analysis of Seven Case Studies Featuring Colleges with Consistently Higher than Expected Transfer Rates
A cross-case overview analysis of seven case studies of colleges with higher-than-expected transfer rates including six transfer-promoting factors found at all of the colleges.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Outcomes Survey
Online home of the CTE Outcomes Survey, including the current survey instrument as well as how to participate in the study and use survey results.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Transfer Research Project: Improving Transfer Pathways for California Community College Students in CTE Programs
Journal of Applied Community College Research article on the infrastructure of CTE courses and programs that facilitate transfer from California’s community colleges, an analysis of student engagement with that infrastructure, and student and educator perspectives regarding factors that support and compromise transfer in career-oriented disciplines.
Contextualized Teaching & Learning: A Promising Approach for Basic Skills Instruction, October 2009
A brief document offering instructors, college leaders, policy makers, and funders a high-level summary of the contextualized teaching and learning (CTL) primer—focusing on core components for effective implementation and strategic considerations for colleges interested in starting or expanding CTL practices.
Contextualized Teaching and Learning: A Faculty Primer (A Review of Literature and Faculty Practices with Implications for California Community College Practitioners), Spring 2009
A report for faculty with little specific knowledge about contextualized learning (CTL) and basic skills; includes review of the literature and related learning theories and features 11 CTL practices from the practitioner perspectives.
Library of tools including print and video resources as well as news about upcoming learning opportunities that enable colleges to find, understand, and use CTE data.
Dual Enrollment Toolkit Webinar
Webinar providing an overview of the toolkit and addressing questions about dual enrollment in California.
Literature Review Summary: CTE Transfer Research Project
Literature review addressing (1) the definition of CTE transfer, (2) the context for studying CTE transfer, (3) models that facilitate and support CTE transfer, and (4) factors that influence this transition.
Mapping the Transfer Landscape for California Community Colleges Quick Facts (Handout), October 2017
Printable two-sided 8.5” x 11” infographic displaying quick facts on high-leverage learners who are “near” or “at” the transfer gate and comparing them to transfer achievers who made it “through” the gate to university.
Mapping the Transfer Landscape for California Community Colleges Quick Facts (Poster), October 2017
Printable 12” x 24” poster displaying quick facts on high-leverage learners who are “near” or “at” the transfer gate and comparing them to transfer achievers who made it “through” the gate to university.
Mapping the Transfer Landscape for California Community Colleges, Through the Gate Transfer Study, Research Brief 1, October 2017
Key findings on “high-leverage learners” who are “near” or “at” the transfer gate (having completed most or all of their transfer requirements); quantifies how many students made it near, at, or through the gate over a recent five-year period; explores who they are, where they reside, and what the data say about leverage points for increasing transfer success.
Occupations Requiring Baccalaureate Preparation: A Review of Labor Market Projections
Overview of workforce projections focused on jobs requiring baccalaureate-level preparation including high-growth, high-demand and emerging occupations (based on 2008 data).
Phase I MMAP White Paper
White paper presented to the CAI Steering Committee, September 2014.
Placement Models for English, Math, Reading, and ESL Using High School Transcripts, May 2016
Summary of decision rules for placing students in English, Math, Reading, and ESL (Top Level L1) using high school transcript-based placement.
Plain Text Code for Segmentation Study, June 2012
Text that could easily be cut-and-pasted into statistical software to run the simplified rule set for sorting students into the classifications identified by Peter Riley Bahr in his analysis of student course-taking behavior.
Segmentation Model for Assessing Course-Taking Patterns: Research Methodology and Discussion Guide, June 2012
Simplified rule set for sorting students into the classifications identified by Peter Riley Bahr in his analysis of student course-taking behavior; includes sample discussion questions on how to use these results to build a deeper understanding of student course-taking behavior and its relationship to student success.
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The Engineering Transfer Experience: The Student View from the Beginning, Middle, and Completion of the Transfer Journey
Presentation highlighting key findings on the engineering transfer path (Engineering Liaison Council, October 2011).